Dear Hometalkers,I want to make a spring wreath for my mother and I've been searching for ideas for the past hour but couldn't find anything she would like. I love fa... See more
I am repurposing my couch cushions for my outdoor swing since foam is so expensive. The couch cushions are 5" thick foam so I want to cut them in half to get 2 1/2" t... See more
I'm looking for an alternative to E6000 glue. It works very well, but contains carcinogens.
Joann's has their homespun fabric sold by the yard, and it's 45 inches long. I need enough to make 4 valances, 72x14 each. One other thing is, the fabric is a small c... See more
These were my father's records and I remember seeing them my whole life. Instead of leaving them tucked away, I finally framed them a few months ago -- bought the fra... See more
I bought this quilt set mainly for the bright colors. I’m not going for the beach theme. And did not buy the matching throw pillows. My walls are recently painted o... See more
I would like to make a shell mirror, a large one, but I don't know quite how to go about it ESPECIALLY what type of glue is the strongest that holds the longest and w... See more
I need lots of one-person, minimal material projects for people in nursing homes, rehab centers, and hospital rooms where they are alone, bored but not able to partic... See more
We are putting a new light fixture in the kitchen above an island. The old fixture has a big hole in the ceiling, but we don't need that with the new light. It just h... See more
I've looked at Walmart, JoAnn, Hobby Lobby and Lowe's. Everything is way too expensive.
There are so many different opinions on the net! I wondered if any of our trusted talkers have done this and with what result? The lamp is actually a standing chandel... See more
I Need a really good Idea on how to make a counter top calendar. something rugged with days of the week and space to write on each day. And how to change it for each ... See more
Can the cord be shortened if so how?
I downsized a king size bed mattress to a new queen size bed. I have a couple beautiful bedspreads that I find hard to part with so far. Should I cut them down in siz... See more
I was a self-taught quilter and in my early years of quilting, I just made the backing larger than the top and then folded the back to the front for binding. Years la... See more